|Dnevnik Glumova (Glumov's Diary) - Boris Frantsisson|
From IMDb: Filmic insert to Eisenstein's modernized, free adaptation of Ostrovskiy's 19th-century Russian stage play, "The Wise Man" ("Na vsyakogo mudretsa dovolno prostoty"). The anti-hero Glumov tries to escape exposure in the midst of acrobatics, derring-do, and farcical clowning. Several members of Eisenstein's troupe at the legendary "Proletkult" stage theatre in Moscow briefly appear in this little film.
Keywords: Short; Eisenstein
|Eisenstein - October - Sergei Eisenstein|
October: Ten Days That Shook the World (1927)
Keywords: Eisenstein; October
Strike was directed in 1925 by Sergai Eisenstein. It was Esienstein's first feature film and an indicator of the brilliant films t follow. As with other Communist films of this period, the workers in general are the heroes. The composition and editing are spectacular, particularly with the scenes as the troop raid the apartment buildings, and the conclusion where the killing of the workers is intercut with the slaughter of cattle.
Keywords: Eisenstein; worker; labor communism; russia
|The General Line (Eng)|
This is the same "The General Line" that appears elsewhere on the archive but I have added English inter titles which make it much more accessible. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein and released in 1929, while not one of Eisenstein's best films (it was recut for political reasons and later resored).) it is a lovely portrait of Russian peasant life during the transition from human to mechanized labor.
Keywords: Russia; Eisenstein; collective; Communism; silents
|Battleship Potemkin - Eric Pancer|
Barbara Schubert and the University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform Edmund Meisel's original score to director Sergei Eisenstein's historical film "Battleship Potemkin".
Keywords: cinema; 20th century; soviet; russian; sergei eisenstein; university of chicago; movie; film
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